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Galway

city in Ireland

Galway is a port city in the western part of Ireland. It is in the historic province of Connacht. Over 70,000 people live there as of 2011. It is located on the Galway Bay.

Galway
Irish: Gaillimh
Flag of Galway
Flag
Coat of arms of Galway
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): "City of the Tribes"
Motto(s): Laudatio Ejus Manet In Secula Seculorum[1]  (Latin)
"His Praise Remains unto Ages of Ages"
CountryIreland
ProvinceConnacht
CountyGalway
Government
 • TypeCity Council
 • Mayor of GalwayTerry O'Flaherty[2]
 • LEAs3
 • Dáil ÉireannGalway West
 • European ParliamentNorth-West
Population (2011)
 • City75,529
 • Urban76,778
 • DemonymGalwegian, Tribesman
Time zoneUTC0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (IST)
Area code(s)091
Car platesG
Websitewww.galwaycity.ie

ReferencesEdit

  1. "William R. Wilde's Loch Coirib – Its Shores and Islands". Galway.net. Retrieved 12 August 2010.
  2. "Mayor of Galway City". Galway City Council. Retrieved 6 September 2010.